Entries Tagged as 'payroll tax cut extension'

UPDATE: On the Journal's Correction of Yesterday's AP Story

December 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · health care reform, tax policy

By Arthur Alpert A doff of the old chapeau to the Albuquerque Journal. The newspaper ran this correction Friday, Dec. 2: “An Associated Press story and accompanying headline published in Thursday’s Journal should have said that President Barack Obama is pushing a payroll tax cut extension. Both incorrectly left out the word “cut” and said […]

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Cutting the "Cut": The Difference One Word Makes

December 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · tax policy

By Arthur Alpert There I was, slaving over a lengthy post about how the Albuquerque Journal manipulates its opinion columns to fit its narrative on political economy when a terrible headline grabbed me. I’m sorry. The Journal’s penchant for headlines that distort, obscure, ridicule, confuse or promote its agenda presents such an easy target that […]

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